Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Auriculariales 
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 Scientific Name: Paxillus atrotomentosus

Basionym: Agaricus atrotomentosus Batsch, Elench. fung.: 89. 1783.

Paxillus atrotomentosus (Batsch: Fr.) Fr., Epicrisis systematis mycologici (Uppsala): 317. 1838.

 Description: Pileus 7-11 cm, flat, ochraceous to brown, glabrous, entire. Gills decurrent, crowded of several lengths, ocher, entire. Stipe lateral, 4-6 × 1.5-2.5 cm, hollow, leathery, black brown, covered by dark brown hairs. Spores ovate, hyaline, smooth, I+, 4.5-5 × 3-4 μm. Hyphae with clamps.

Taiwan, Hsinchu: Ssumakussushan, on rotten wood, 24 May 1994, CWN 00457 (TNM F0002175).

 Habitat: On wood in broad-leaved forest.

North hemisphere.


Imazeki, R. and Hongo, T. 1987; Chang, T. T. et al. 2001.


W. N. Chou

 Note: Poisonous.